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OUP’s Walker appointed APA president

School publishing director of Oxford University Press Australia & New Zealand (OUP ANZ) Lee Walker has been appointed president of the Australian Publishers Association (APA).

Walker, who commences the position in April 2018 for a term of three years, will succeed Melbourne University Publishing CEO Louise Adler, who has been APA president since 2012.

Walker has more than 25 years’ experience in the Australian educational publishing industry, and has served on the APA board of directors for four years. Between 2014 and 2018, she was convenor of the APA’s schools and educational publishers committee.

Walker said it is ‘a privilege and a pleasure’ to be elected as the new APA president. ‘I am looking forward to continuing to work collaboratively with the ­board of directors, who are an incredibly experienced, passionate and committed team of publishing professionals from the trade, educational and scholarly sectors,’ said Walker. ‘Together, we will ensure that the APA has the right strategies in place and that it implements the best activity to make the business of publishing easier for all its members.’

For more information, see the APA website.


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